Flood Alert Info - River Biss catchment

Area Description

River Biss and tributaries between Westbury and Trowbridge.

This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert Currently in Force

There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2018 16:04
River Biss
Persistent rain has been falling since 06:00 on Sunday causing river levels to rise. River levels on the River Biss at Trowbridge and Paxcroft Brook at Trowbridge are rising. Rain is forecast to continue until about 17:00 on Sunday.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Dec 2017 12:31
River Biss
Up to 21 mm of rain has fallen since midnight on 10/12/2017 with some parts of Wiltshire also receiving some accumulation of snow. Upto 4mm of rainfall is expected later this afternoon and evening. River levels on the Paxcroft Brook at Trowbridge are rising and may rise further in response to snow melt and forecast rain.